Name: Tetanopsyrus.
Phonetic: Teh-tan-op-sy-rus.
Named By: P.-Y.‭ ‬Gagnier,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Hanke‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬V.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Wilson‭ ‬-‭ ‬1999.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Acanthodii,‭ ‬Diplacanthida,‭ ‬Tetanopsyridae.
Species: T.‭ ‬lindoei‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬T.‭ ‬breviacanthias
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: About‭ ‬4‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: Canada.
Time period: Lochkovian of the Devonian.
Fossil representation: Several specimens preserved complete upon slabs.

       Tetanopsyrus is a genus of small acanthodiian fish that has been discovered in Canada.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Tetanopsyrus lindoei, gen.‭ ‬et sp.‭ ‬nov.,‭ ‬an Early Devonian acanthodian from the Northwest Territories,‭ ‬Canada.‭ ‬Acta Geologica Polonica‭ ‬49:81‭–‬96.‭ ‬-‭ ‬P.-Y.‭ ‬Gagnier,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Hanke‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬V.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Wilson‭ ‬-‭ ‬1999.
-‭ ‬New species of the Acanthodian genus Tetanopsyrus from Northern Canada,‭ ‬and comments on related taxa.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology vol‭ ‬21,‭ ‬no.‭ ‬4.‭ ‬-‭ ‬G.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Hanke,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Davis‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬V.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Wilson‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.


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